Sarah Gibson

Who is Sharpening You?

Proverbs 27:17 from the Bible reads, “As iron sharpens iron, so one person sharpens another.” Proverbs are wise sayings. And this particular proverb reminds us that we need one another to sharpen one another, to hone ourselves, our skills, our decisions. When an iron sword is sharpened, it’s scraped against a rough surface. That surface […]

Why Won’t My Co-Worker Tell Me What She Knows?

“My boss wants me to record department processes so if anything happens down the road, we know what to do. However, I have this co-worker who just won’t share anything with me. I ask and she ignores me.” This is a common story for many, and this common story often times has a common denominator […]

Time to Make the Donuts

Some days I feel like the old Dunkin’ Donuts commercial where the donut maker gets up at the crack of dawn and recites, “It’s time to make the donuts.” This happens day in and day out. Until one day he’s so weary, he meets himself in the doorway to meet himself returning from work saying, […]

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CPR Stat!

Emergency! Something is sucking the life out of you. You’re turning blue. You’re gasping for air. You’re hands are flailing for help. You flat line. You need to be resuscitated, but not physically. You need a relationship resuscitation. Here’s something from Crucial Conversations that has helped me personally and professionally as relationships have flat lined […]